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WCAU TV (CBS, Philadelphia)What in the World #1 (1952 circa.)

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Producer: WCAU TV (CBS, Philadelphia)
Audio/Visual: sound, b&w
Keywords: Archaeology; Ainu artifacts; Game shows; Archaeology; Artifacts; Artifact identification; Rainey. Froelich; Cammann, Schuyler

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Host: Dr. Froelich Rainey
-Dr. Carleton Coon-expert on the Middle East; anthropologist; winner of Viking Medal for psychical anthropology
-Dr. Schuyler Cammann- expert on the far East; author
--Dr. Matthew Sterling


Film Print of CBS-broadcasted television program, filmed at WCAU TV Studios.
"What in the World was the Museum's popular weekly half-hour television program which was first seen in 1951 and which ran for 14 years." Froelich Rainey, moderator; Carleton Coon, Schuyler Cammann, and Matthew Stirling, panelists.

Volcanic glass---obsidian
3,000 B.C.;Northern Iraq
used to make razor like blades
similar material found in Mexico

From Mexican tomb (Zapata, Mexico)
seated man
6-11 century A.D.

Northern Japan
Ainu ceremonial quiver
late 19th century

Late 19th century
wooden mask
represents a god
Ivory Coast of Africa

Gold breast plate
Date unknown---coming of Europeans

Wooden dish
c/a early 1900s

Northern Iraq
8-9 century B.C.
pottery dog